The Science of Comfort: Taking sleep seriously

In his second article for The Science of Comfort blog, Mammoth’s Fatigue and Human Performance specialist Dr Jonathan Bloomfield explains why a drastic change in attitude may be necessary for us to get the sleep quality our bodies need. Ok, so it’s now about time we all started taking sleep seriously. Sleep is something we’ve […]

How to avoid damaging your sleeping pattern when the clocks go forward

On Saturday night – or rather, 1 a.m. on Sunday morning – the clocks leap forward one hour. But what does this mean for our bodies, and what can we do to minimise the damage? Spring forward, fall back. Yes, it’s that time of year again. Losing an hour of sleep is everyone’s least favourite […]

Fatigue: The Enemy of Human Performance

Dr Jonathan Bloomfield

In his first article for The Science of Comfort blog, Mammoth’s Fatigue and Human Performance specialist Dr Jonathan Bloomfield introduces himself and explains why it’s never been more important to understand the science of sleep. It’s great to be here writing my first piece for Mammoth in my new role as Fatigue and Human Performance […]

A Good Night’s Sleep: According to Science

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A good night’s sleep might seem like the most subjective thing in the world, but there is actually a science behind determining how well rested you are. If you wake up feeling bright-eyed and bushy-tailed, chances are you’ll assume you slept well. You may well have done, but actually there are several tell-tale signs which indicate […]

Better Sleep Case Study: Meghan Beesley, GB 400m Hurdler

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Meghan Beesley is a Great Britain 400-metre hurdler who competes at the highest level in the IAAF Diamond League. When she’s not travelling around the world to compete, Meghan is based in Loughborough in the UK and loves to catch up on her rest on her Mammoth Performance 220 Firm. We sat down with Meghan […]

Two new additions brought into Team Mammoth

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Mammoth has invested in the company’s future growth by making a double appointment of non-executive directors since the start of 2017. Graeme Mills and Paul Sutherland will be working with the Mammoth team as Director of Performance and Director of Innovation respectively. Graeme and Paul will help to ensure that Mammoth continues to build on […]

Case Study: Darren Cave, Ireland and Ulster Rugby Union

Ireland and Ulster Centre Darren Cave has become one of the most consistent performers in the Pro 12 league over recent seasons, exciting fans with his running lines and hard hitting in defence. The physical challenges of a tough domestic and international fixture list can be significant, requiring a close attention to recovery and rest. […]

Better Sleep Case Study: Anthony Ogogo

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Anthony Ogogo first made his name at the London Olympics in 2012, where he won a Bronze medal in the Middleweight Boxing division. Since then he has gone on to become a professional boxer as well as featuring on the BBC’s Strictly Come Dancing.   Can you tell us about an average day for a […]

Sleep science: How much sleep do you really need?

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By now we all know that sleep is important. We spend a third of our lives asleep and we can go for longer without food than we can without sleep. Yet in the 21st century, our lifestyles are becoming less and less compatible with our natural sleep–wake cycle. As we work longer hours, indulge in […]

Here’s how you can go back to sleeping like a baby

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Often in childhood, we follow strict night-time routines, where television before bed is limited, baths are taken at the same time each evening and lights are out the same time each night. In our teenage and adult years we have the freedom to break from the strict bedtime routines of the past and sleep when […]